Career Change Dogs

Adopt a Dog

Career Change Dogs are wonderful dogs who are happy and healthy but just not suited to working for a living. These dogs make loving pets and companions and are looking for their forever homes.

We call these dogs CAREER CHANGE DOGS because they’ve chosen a different “career” path of fun and leisure as a pet. Yes, PET is a valid career choice. After all, when you think of all the responsibility our pets have for our happiness and well being, how they cheer us up when we’re down, make us laugh… and someone needs to sit in that special sunny place on the living room floor… it takes a special dog to be a family pet.

These dogs make loving pets and companions and are looking for their forever homes.

If you are interested in adopting a Career Change Dog, please complete our application (see below) and our staff will contact you when we have a dog that might be right for you. Our primary concern is the find the most suitable match for both the dog and the new owner.

CLICK HERE to download and print our Adoption Application

If you have any questions about adopting a dog from DFD, or about one of our available dogs, please contact us at (541) 826-9220.

If you’d like to see the dogs we currently have available, click HERE.

Each of these dogs has been screened for temperament, provided medical care, has been spayed/neutered, vaccinated, and put on a high quality, nutritious diet.

We do not charge for our Career Change Dog adoptions, but we gladly take donations.

Because Dogs for the Deaf is located in southern Oregon, Career Change Dogs are usually adopted to homes within driving distance of our facility. If you live outside the area, we encourage you to visit your local animal shelter when looking for a dog to add to your family.

PLEASE NOTE – our adoptable dogs are not Assistance, Service or Therapy Dogs. The dogs listed here are wonderful dogs who are happy and healthy but are just not suited to the working dog life in any of our programs.

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